Bacon & Cheese Savory Bread

Father’s Day week continues with Bacon & Cheese Savory Bread! It’s a soft, moist and delicious bread made with crispy bacon and sharp white cheddar cheese!

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Originally, I wanted to make a “Dad” kind of muffins for breakfast, for my husband. I thought that savory muffins with bacon and cheese would be perfect to wake up to. Apparently, I was wrong!

“Muffins are just not manly!”

That’s what my hubby said to me. Haha, I didn’t ever realize that muffins were not manly. So I suggested savory bread and he was happy about that.

I got some nice applewood smoked bacon and baked it for a couple extra minutes to give it a nice crisp. I also got some extra sharp white cheddar for a more flavor.

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Bacon lovers are guaranteed to be in food heaven! The bread didn’t last two full days between the little man and the big man!

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Bacon & Cheese Savory Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1 cup of bread flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 3 1/2 to 4 oz of cubed, extra sharp white cheddar
  • 10 crispy bacon strips, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 tbs virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • Some chopped green onion for sprinkling on top
  • 1 more chopped bacon strip for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and grease an 8x4 inch bread pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well.
  3. Add the crispy bacon and cubed white cheddar to the four and mix until all incorporated.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, oil and buttermilk.
  5. Pour the liquids into the flour mixture. Mix with a wooden spoon until all the ingredients are well combined. (The dough will be sticky.)
  6. Transfer the dough into the bread pan and spread it evenly.
  7. Sprinkle the chopped green onion and bacon bits over the top.
  8. Bake for 45-50 minutes (until the toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
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Comments

  1. This would be perfect for Father’s Day dinner – and just about every other dinner of the year! Looks great – I am loving all the flavors. You are right, my household would be in food heaven. :)

    It would be awesome if you could stop by and link this recipe up at Tasty Tuesdays – the theme is Man Food and I don’t know one guy who wouldn’t LOVE this bread!
    http://www.hungryharps.com/2013/06/tasty-tuesdays-13-we-want-your-man-food.html

  2. I am going to try this with gluten free flour. Crossing my fingers because it looks amazing!

  3. You’re killing me here! I haven’t even gotten to try the other savory bread yet. But this one looks so good, I guess I’ll be trying two loaves this weekend.

  4. This bread is SO amazing! I’m totally making it sometime!

  5. I know my husband would love this for Father’s Day! Sounds incredible! :)

  6. This looks so good. You’re making me hungry. Thanks for the inspiration.

  7. #droolworthy That is all. :)

  8. This looks divine, I am a huge fan of sharp white cheddar, l love the salty tangy taste it adds! Pinned
    thanks!

  9. This looks INCREDIBLE! Wow! Pinning it now, thanks for sharing!

    Hannah ♫
    Sew Lah Tea Dough

  10. Ding, ding, ding, we have a winner! My family will eat anything w/bacon & cheese in it so I not only won’t have to it all myself but I will be fighting for my own piece! Thanks!

  11. wow MY…this looks heavenly with bacon and cheese!

  12. Wow…that looks delicious!!! Anything with bacon has my vote :)

  13. everything is better with cheese…but even more so with bacon. yum!

  14. What a beautiful loaf!

    This month at my blog my monthly roundup, Pantry Party, is focusing on cheese. I’d love if you joined us! http://lawstudentscookbook.wordpress.com/2013/06/01/pantry-party-june-2013-announcement/

  15. wow, this looks absolutely yummy! I am pinning this to make very soon. Found you at Happy Hour Friday, thanks for sharing! I don’t want to miss any of your other good recipes so I’m a new follower! Jill @ Mama Ging

  16. Oh my goodness you had me at bacon. This looks so yummy!I have pinned it am trying soon! Found you over on The Country Cook’s linky party.

  17. This looks delicious. What is not to like about this. I think you succeeded with a wonderful bread. I have to try this soon. We are having a party tomorrow at Tumbleweed Contessa – Saturday Dishes featuring breads. I’d love it if your brought this over. Hope to see you there.

    Wishes for tasty dishes,
    Linda
    Tumbleweed Contessa

  18. This looks too good to pass by ….Pinned! I want to make this now but it is 9 p.m. and I’m too tired! Thanks for the recipe!

  19. Mmm this looks amazing! Pinning to save for later – thanks for sharing!

  20. Thank you so much for this recipe Lyuba! It looks amazing. I am pinning it right now!

    Thanks also for linking up to the Say G’day linky party! I so appreciate your support and bloggy friendship.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

  21. This looks soooo good! Pinning to try it.
    Thanks,
    KC

  22. I pinned this so I can try it soon. It looks amazing!

    Visiting from Melt in Your Mouth Monday :-)

  23. Thank you so much for sharing your great recipe with Full Plate Thursday and have a wonderful week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  24. Haha no I guess muffins are not very manly. This bread looks delicious though! Thanks so much for sharing!

    Liz

  25. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  26. Oh my, that looks delicious! Pinning! So yummy:)

  27. that looks amazing {and I don’t even eat meat} Just the cheese alone makes me drool… yummy! Emily @ Nap-Time Creations
    Oh and just to let you know I’ve got a Photobook giveaway from Smilebooks going on this week. Three winners will each get a free photobook valued up to $300 each!! Come on over… low entries!

  28. this looks good, I would try it but would add some Parmesan cheese and some black chopped olives.

  29. This looks amazing! What flavor. Who doesn’t love bacon and cheese?!?

  30. Robin Thomas says:

    This looks amazing! Will try this on Friday to serve with my three bean soup. Nice to find a bread where you don’t have to fool around with the yeast and yet it looks like it rises nicely. Probably with just the benefit of the bread flour and buttermilk??

    • I love no yeast breads! Thank you for the sweet comment, Robin!
      Bread flour, buttermilk, baking powder and baking soda all help it rise while it’s baking :)

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